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Unborn babies were more likely to turn their heads in response to face-like shapes

80 percent of the church’s bishops and laity voted in favour of the change as well as 68 percent of the clergy

Archbishop Adams has previously served as an ambassador to Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, the Philippines and, most recently, Greece

US bishops voted to allow that Julia Greeley, a Missouri-born domestic worker, be investigated for a possible sainthood

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Clergy and faithful pledged to defend marriage, protect the rights of the unborn and resist “moral decay”.

Friends say that Ignacio Echeverria, who attacked a terrorist with a skateboard, was deeply committed to his faith

Asked whether Fr Sosa believed the Devil was an individual, the spokesman said he believes what the Church believes

In a video appeal Fr Douglas Bazi has asked for urgent funds to help save Christianity in the region

Officials have also urged people not to share the video, saying the militants sought to fan hatred between Christians and Muslims